Posts Tagged ‘RPG’

#660 Jade Empire

Posted: 15th November 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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194th played so far Genre: Action/Role Playing Game Platform: Xbox/PC Year of Release: 2005 Developer: Bioware Publisher: Microsoft (Xbox) 2K Games (Xbox) My love for Bioware has been well documented on this blog before and happily, we’ve already had a chance to play Baldur’s Gate II, Neverwinter Nights and Star Wars: Knights of the Old […]

#889 Borderlands

Posted: 22nd July 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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164th played so far Genre: First-Person Shooter/Role-Playing Game Platform: Xbox 360, Playstation 3, PC Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Gearbox Interactive Publisher: 2K Games The two of us had a discussion a few days ago about role-playing games. This is a fairly regular occurrence seeing how Jeroen’s favourite games to play whilst I am out […]

#713 Jeanne d’Arc

Posted: 1st May 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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142nd played so far Genre: Strategy/Role-Playing Game Platform: Playstation Portable Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Level-5 Publisher: Sony Right, this is a bit unfair isn’t it. Not only does this game cross the generation line compared to Advance Wars but it also incorporated RPG elements into its turn-based strategy framework. Still Jeanne d’Arc is one […]

#372 Xenogears

Posted: 26th March 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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133rd played so far Genre: Role-Playing Game Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1998 Developer: Square Product Development Division 3 Publisher: Square The internet is great for many reasons. It allows us to order pizza without people laughing at your accent, it contains all the FAQs you could ever want and it brings people together. There […]

#311 Harvest Moon

Posted: 22nd March 2012 by Mulholland in Games
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132nd played so far Genre: Role-Playing Game Platform: SNES Year of Release: 1996 Developer: Pack-In-Video Publisher: Natsume If you have been gaming for a number of years you tend to accumulate a lot of the games on the ‘would like to try’ list. These are not necessarily blue ribbon titles like Xenoblade Chronicles and Gears […]

#516 Neverwinter Nights

Posted: 3rd February 2012 by Jeroen in Games
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120th played so far Genre: RPG Platform: PC Year of Release: 2002 Developer: Bioware Publisher: Atari ¬†On this blog, as well as elsewhere, I’ve never made a secret of my fondness for the Bioware RPGs (as well as certain related spin-offs). Neverwinter Nights is no exception. In its single player standard campaign, you go to […]

#706 Final Fantasy XII

Posted: 28th August 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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80th game played so far Genre: RPG Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Square Enix Publisher: Square Enix Final Fantasy XII… in a game that numbers fourteen installments so far, not counting any sidegames, you have to ask yourself what it can offer now. Add to that the side games, and you wonder […]

#569 Tales of Symphonia

Posted: 24th August 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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79th game played so far Genre: RPG Platform: Gamecube/PS2 Year of Release: 2003 Developer: Namco Publisher: Namco Where Square Enix has the incredibly successful Final Fantasy games as their foothold in the role-playing genre Namco have their own, albeit less successful, Tales franchise. With two parallel running franchises as well as forays into he world […]

#452 Skies of Arcadia

Posted: 12th August 2011 by Mulholland in Games
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76th game played so far Genre: RPG Platform: Dreamcast Year of Release: 2000 Developer: Overworks Publisher: Sega It was a sad day in console gaming when Sega gave up the ghost and pulled out of making consoles due to the increased competition from the fresh-faced Xbox. I really regret trading in my Dreamcast… just like […]

73rd game played so far Genre: Action/RPG Platform: Gamecube Year of Release: 2003 Developer: The Game Designer’s Studio Publisher: Nintendo Before people wonder, no, this wasn’t the first or only Final Fantasy spin-off. Although I’m sure there’s others out there, two larger ones I remember preceeding this is the Gameboy Final Fantasy Adventure, which reflected […]